The world is full of smart people, really really smart people, but so very few wise ones. Several years ago that became apparent to me. Yet another cycle of terrible choices followed by more terrible choices made it evident that despite my intelligence, I was the 2 Timothy 3:5-7 woman; always learning, yet never coming to the knowledge of the truth.
Maybe you can relate. I knew my choices to be destructive and unhelpful but I simply could not stop! Looking back now, my actions were senseless and reckless and only lead to a horrific spiritual death and destruction. I was committing spiritual and intellectual suicide.
I had committed to attending every prayer and deliverance meeting this side of the Mississippi. I had decided I needed to answer yet again, every altar call. Yet try as I did, I left each meeting equally as weighed down and often bewildered.
One early Wednesday morning, I drug myself into a prayer meeting and I opened up to the book of Proverbs. My...